Support Worker Job type - Permanent/ Full -time Salary - £19,762 per annum Hours - 35 (plus 5 hours paid lunch break) Location- St Helens/Liverpool We don't just talk about achieving positive social change at Nacro. We do it everyday- challenging unfairness, dismantling barriers to progress and giving some of the most vulnerable people in society the best chance at a second change. So when people become homeless, face drug addiction or go into prison, we are on hand to help them get a good education, a job and a safe place to live. That puts our specialist Housing teams right at the heart of our success, and we are now looking for another key professional to help take our performance to the next level. Who are we looking for? St Helens Floating Support Service is a small project providing support to up to 10 people, helping them to access and sustain independent accommodation. The service operates 9-5 Monday to Friday. While not strictly necessary, access to a vehicle would be beneficial as the role involves visiting service users in their own homes across St Helens. The successful candidate will: Provide support to people with a who have a variety of support needs related to homelessness as well as mental health, substance/alcohol misuse. Be expected to work with our service users to address their support needs and gain the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to either move on to independent accommodation or sustain their current accommodation. Be responsible for managing support for a number of service users, working through our support planning process with them, as well as developing and reviewing risk assessments. Use the web-based Mainstay system to process referrals to the service and document support. Initiate, develop and maintain relationships with partner agencies in both the statutory and voluntary sectors, The post holder should be familiar with quality standards and how these relate to the provision of Housing related support. Having a good understanding of Under One Roof and other routes into independent accommodation would be beneficial, in order to assist our service users with move-on. For Details of the full role profile please click here For Details of Nacro's excellent benefits click here Please Apply online via the button below.
The Elms, Liverpool, Dingle, England, Merseyside, L8 3SS, United Kingdom